Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine

Position ID: 39751
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Family Medicine
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Associate Professor
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Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University is seeking Clinician Educators for its UME and GME programming.  These positions will support strategic initiatives in teaching, clinical service, scholarship, and administration in response to the planned addition of a UME primary care track requiring increases in the DFM’s faculty cohort and its GME class size.  The DFM’s Clinician Educators provide academic support in all years of MCG’s curriculum. Faculty course involvement which includes preclinical and interdisciplinary required and elective courses and a six-week Family Medicine distributed clerkship. The department also sponsors hospital and ambulatory, research, public and population health, and vulnerable population electives. 

The DFM has an ACGME accredited Allopathic Family Medicine Residency Program, an ACGME accredited 1+2 rural track residency program, and a concurrent AOA accredited Osteopathic Family Medicine residency component. The residency program is also supported by teaching affiliations with the local not-for-profit University Health Care System along with other regional partners.   Clinical teaching and services occur concurrently in the Family Medicine Center (FMC) and at Augusta University Medical Center within the AU Health System as well as other affiliated local and regional clinical sites. The FMC is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. Patient-and Family-Centered Care concepts are the guiding principles for new clinical program development in the university’s academic health center as exemplified by its Children’s Hospital of Georgia. 

To achieve excellence through a diverse workforce, MCG at AU encourages applications/nominations from groups currently underrepresented in medicine and those providing services or having service experiences in medically underserved communities.

Job Information
Job ID: 14308
Position # 00014892

Clinician educators provide support for UME/GME in classroom and ambulatory/hospital settings, after-hours attending coverage, and a personal faculty practice. They engage ongoing faculty and scholarship development of a resident/faculty practice population in the context of Patient- and Family-Centered Care.        

Minimum Requirements
  • MD/DO degree; completion of an ACGME accredited Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Certification by the American Board of Family Medicine
  • Participation in Maintenance of Certification
  • Eligibility for licensure in Georgia and credentialing at Augusta University Health System
  • Student and/or resident teaching interest
  • Participation in Family Medicine ambulatory/hospital clinical and education services

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the education and qualifications of the selected candidate.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at (Job ID: 14308 - Position # 00014892)..

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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